*Review best according to redakciey. About the selection criteria. This material is subjective in nature, is not an advertisement, and does not serve as a guide to purchase. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
An anti-cafe is a free space for the implementation of ideas. People come to these places to socialize, work, read, play, or get creative. The best time clubs in Moscow also host lectures, master classes, seminars, stand-UPS and various cultural events. The special feature of anti-cafe is that visitors pay only for their time spent. Often, a per-minute rate is used, which varies from 1 to 3.5 rubles per minute.
There are more than 80 anti-cafes in Moscow. The list of the best places includes places with a pleasant atmosphere, a lot of positive reviews, where you can meet new friends or learn something new. The service, the location of the club, the cost of visiting, the availability of special features and additional services are also important.
A rating of the best anti-cafe of Moscow
|A rating of the best anti-cafe of Moscow||1||Local Time||1.75 ₽||5.0|
|2||The green door||3 ₽||4.9|
|3||The good Republic||2 ₽||4.8|
|4||Apartment 7||2 ₽||4.7|
|5||Re: form||3 ₽||4.6|
|6||Wooden Door||2 ₽||4.5|
|7||Dial number||2 ₽||4.4|
|8||12 yards||2 ₽||4.3|
|9||Bizone Anticafe||2 ₽||4.2|
|10||Lucky Lori||2.5 ₽||4.1|
|11||The nest||2 ₽||4.0|
The first position in the rating of the best anti-cafes in Moscow is assigned to a modern institution located in a Park area in the center of the capital. The club is distinguished from other free spaces by a huge selection of pastries and a beautiful summer courtyard with a canopy.
Local Time offers its customers more than 180 types of Board games. Tournaments, creative evenings, and master classes are held here. Also in the cafe there are meetings of the club ” What? Where? When?”. Everyone can play any musical instrument in the free club. In summer, guests can enjoy table tennis on the veranda.
Interactive projection systems are located in the halls. The establishment has a small stage where you can organize an event, as well as printers and other necessary equipment for work. Visitors to” Local Time ” do not pay for drinks and sweets, Internet access, movies, books. Moreover, many of them give cafes magazines, games, conduct free lectures, master classes, wash dishes or participate in subbotniks.
The disadvantages of an anti-cafe include low-capacity Parking, the lack of cashless payment. Some people say that it is very cold in the halls, and they do not give out blankets.
- The cost of visiting Local Time is one of the lowest in Moscow. The price of a 1-minute stay in a cafe on weekdays is 1.75 rubles, on weekends-2 rubles.
- Address: 29 Novoryazanskaya str., Moscow
- Phone: +7 (965) 276-67-66
- Opening hours: from 12.00 to 23.00
- Website: localtime.ru
The green door
The second place in the rating is occupied not by a cafe, but rather by a club of interests “Green door”. The name of the institution was given in honor of the short story of the same name by the American writer O. Henry.
At the entrance, visitors are greeted by a comfortable Playground with pin-pong tables, hammocks, benches and coffee tables. The anti-cafe has 5 halls with a capacity of up to 160 people.
Depending on the theme of the zone, customers can enjoy a TV, a projector, Board or computer games, a microphone, books, a flipchart, tea or coffee with desserts. The anti-cafe center has a small stage where seminars, creative evenings, and stand-UPS are held. Sometimes in the “Green door” held a concert of well-known music groups in Moscow.
Here you can buy your favorite Board game or book. There is an opportunity to buy a ready-made lunch, print or scan documents. Administrators give out free chargers for laptops, phones, as well as badges or stationery.
- The cost of a minute in the first hour of the visit is 3 rubles., in the second – 2 rubles., and in the third – 1 rubles.
- Address: Moscow, Milyutinsky pereulok, 19/4, building 1
- Phone: +7 (495) 532-87-58
- Opening hours: Sunday-Thursday-11.00-01.00, Friday-Saturday-around the clock
- Website: zdver.com
The good Republic
On the third position of our rating is an anti-cafe with a symbolic name. With the word “good”, the club emphasizes that love, peace and kindness reign in the institution. And “Republic” means that each guest of the cafe receives a passport or visa, as proof that they agree to observe the traditions, culture and rules of an independent space.
The capacity of one hall is up to 60 people. There are many Board and computer games, as well as virtual reality helmets. Thanks to projectors and theater lights, the anti-cafe is perfectly lit. The club has a huge selection of coffee and tea, there is always fresh fruit. Among the disadvantages of the establishment, visitors distinguish uncomfortable sofas and armchairs, for which you need to pay extra. Also, the cafe has only one bathroom, which creates constant queues.
“Good Republic” was ranked in the TOP 3, due to the fact that cafes often host free events of various formats. These are meetings with famous people, master classes, lectures. Often the club holds live jazz evenings, children’s concerts, and business trainings.
- The cost for visiting the ” Good Republic “in the first 4 hours is 2 rubles / minute. Further, the price is 1 RUB. per minute. Anticafe offers regular customers 5 types of discount programs.
- Address: Moscow, Myasnitskaya street, building 13, building 24
- Phone: +7 (495) 625-48-60
- Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday-10.00-0.00, Friday-Saturday-11.00-5.00
- Website: goodrepublic.ru
The fourth place in the rating belongs to the anti-cafe, where the atmosphere of “kvartirnik”always reigns. Light rock music plays here, a fruity smell is soaring. The anti-cafe has 5 rooms equipped for Smoking hookahs. There are 4 small themed rooms among them.
Free anti-cafe services – WI-FI, hot drinks, desserts. For a small price, you can try delicious steam cocktails at the club. At home, visitors can play X-box or Board games, watch movies, and read books.
For a festive event or party, you can book a separate hall. The rate for the first hour of the session is 2 rubles/min, and for subsequent hours – 1 RUB/min. The administrators of the time club allow visitors to bring food and soft drinks with them.
- Address: Moscow, Bolshaya Ordynka str., 68
- Phone number: +7 985 264 88 99
- Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday-13.00-00.00., Friday-Saturday-13.00-06.00.
- Website: kvartira7.com
The fifth position of the rating is occupied by the time club with a stylish fatalistic interior “Re: forma”. In addition to its standard function of providing free space, where visitors pay only for spending time, the anti – cafe offers a completely new look at this type of institution.
A special feature of the club is the division of space. For example, in the Lounge Zone, visitors can relax on comfortable pear poufs and sofas. On Thursdays, Just Dance is played here, and on Sundays there are nightly movie screenings.
The working space is equipped for conducting master classes, seminars, trainings, and coworking spaces. For easy viewing of videos or working with documents, the anti-cafe has all the office packages: 2 large screens and monitors, a copier, stationery, a scanner, a printer. Re: form likes Board games – they play Mafia on Tuesdays and Fridays, and poker on Wednesdays. On Saturdays, the cafe hosts musical evenings.
“Re: forma” offers its visitors to taste delicious and high-quality coffee. The establishment has a professional Bosch coffee machine. The drink can be prepared independently without a Barista, guided by the advice of an experienced coffee lover. And to make your coffee particularly delicious, anticafe offers the largest selection of additives and spices in Moscow.
- The cost of spending time depends on the zone. The price varies from 0.99 RUB / min to 3.99 RUB/min.
- Address: Moscow, per. St. George’s, 1, building 3, 2nd floor
- Phone: +7 (495) 21 29 114
- Opening hours: around the clock
- Website: timeclub24.ru
The sixth position of our rating is occupied by anti-cafe, where they like to communicate in foreign languages. Every day, the time club hosts events where you can improve your conversational skills in German, English or French. They also teach you how to dance or sing.
The design of the establishment resembles an English pub. The cafe has 4 halls, one of which is intended for Smoking customers. In the corner of the main hall is a piano and a guitar. Antikafe offers its visitors free Internet, a large selection of English-language books and games. The club also has a kicker and x-box 360. The antipab is located on the territory of the restaurant “Taburet”. Therefore, the restaurant treats its customers with excellent beer at an affordable price.
Visitors note that there are no waiters in the club, so you need to order hookah and food yourself. But in the antipub they prepare delicious sandwiches, pizza, rolls, French fries or salads. Another characteristic feature of the Wooden Door is that sports classes are held here. For example, free aerobics or yoga workouts.
In “Wooden Door” there is a ban on the age of +18. Therefore, those who look young must have a passport with them. The cost of visiting the club is standard: the first hour – 2 rubles / minute, the second hour-1 rubles/minute. The night rate is also available. The price of spending time in a cafe from 4 to 6 in the morning is 400 rubles.
- Address: Moscow, Bolshaya Sukharevskaya square, 16 18
- Phone: +7 (495) 748-93-38
- Opening hours: on weekdays from 12.00 to 00.00, on weekends-around the clock.
- Website: wdndoor.com
Dial occupies the seventh position in the rating, as it is the largest anti-cafe chain in the world. The institution, located in the center of Moscow, was created by the” founder ” of free spaces Ivan Mitin. The cafe is located in a former apartment, so there is a cozy home atmosphere.
In “the Dial” has a lot of musical groups. Guests of the club often play the piano. Here you can see the birth of a new musical group. Visitors to the institution actively read books, watch movies, draw, listen to various lectures. A special feature of the “dial” is the presence of a unique retro coffee machine. Here, everyone can prepare their favorite drinks on their own.
Antikafe is quiet during the day. Visitors often come here for Breakfast or lunch for donation. And at midnight, mafia games are held in the Dial. This place is suitable for those who want to improve their knowledge of French or Spanish. In the evenings, the time club often offers watercolour painting lessons.
The first anti-cafe in Moscow offers its customers loyal rates. The cost of 1 minute of stay in the institution is 2 rubles. Children under 5 years old are allowed to enter the Dial free of charge.
- Address: Moscow, Pokrovka 12, from dvora, 2nd floor
- Phone: +7 (965) 447-62-99
- Opening hours: 12.00-1.00
- Website: ziferblat.net
On the eighth line of the rating is an anti-cafe, located in the attic of an old mansion. It is a spacious yet quiet place with a beautiful interior. These are wrought-iron stairs, a lot of cozy sofas and armchairs, a beautiful view of the MSU outside the window.
There’s something going on at 12 yards every day. For example, on Monday, the club has fruit day, on Tuesday, visitors play Dungeons&Dragon, and on Wednesday-Mafia. On Friday nights, they watch movies in the cafe, and on Sundays there is a game library. In addition, the institution regularly hosts master classes, tournaments, lectures or picnics. 12 yards offers its clients free services. This is a large collection of Board games, cookies, hot drinks, Sony Playstation 3, ping pong, Microsoft Xbox 360.
- The cost of one minute of stay in an anti-cafe is 2 rubles. The anti-cafe has a discount system. Children are not allowed in the time club.
- Address: Moscow, Bratyev fonchenko str, 10 bld. 1
- Phone: +7 (903) 759 79 69
- Opening hours: daily from 12.00 to 23.00.
- Website: 12yards.ru
Time Club is located near Voykovskaya metro station. The restaurant, which took the ninth place in the rating of the best anti-cafe in Moscow, is divided into two large zones. Moreover, one of them is intended only for customers over the age of 18.
The bison has big Windows. Therefore, visitors like to read, play or work while sitting directly on the windowsill. All Seating areas are soft, and there is an outlet near each pouf or sofa.
Bizone Anticafe offers its customers more than 70 types of Board games. There is a large collection of comics – from DC Comics and Marve. The cafe also has a cinema room, where nightly movie screenings are often held. This is a great place for Mafia lovers. The club has a separate room with masks and other attributes. On Sundays, the cafe hosts strategy games on the theme of “Game of Thrones”.
Bizon has a lot of designer hookahs and a huge selection of TOBACCOS. In the hookah bar there is always a professional extractor hood, a cork fee is applied. The anti-cafe regularly hosts meetings of The temples language club. Those who want to learn English can watch videos, play games, and learn non-academic languages in the Pre-intermediate program or higher.
Visitors can rent a VIP lounge with online games and virtual reality glasses. Among the disadvantages of the anti-cafe, customers note a high passability, which is why waiters and administrators do not have time to serve all the visitors.
- The price for the first hour of the session is 100 rubles. Then the cost of one minute is 2 rubles. Every 6 visits to the cafe are free of charge.
- Address: 8/2 Leningradskoe shosse, building 1, Moscow
- Phone: +7 (977) 713-78-48
- Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11.00 to 23.00, Friday-11.00 -02.00, Saturday-11.00-06.00.
- Website: vbizone.ru
The tenth position of the rating is occupied by an anti-cafe, decorated in a rustic style. A special feature of Lucky Lori is a large number of animals. In the time club you can see snails, parrots, lizards, rabbits, Guinea pigs, cats or hamsters. The anticafe looks like a large lawn. The floor is covered with a green carpet that resembles grass, and the role of artificial plantings is played by books, televisions and wooden furniture.
The restaurant can accommodate up to 140 people and has several halls. Thanks to the five-meter ceiling and balcony, the cafe creates a sense of spaciousness. Lucky Lori has private areas (up to 2 people) and halls for large companies. Each area is separated by curtains, which provides additional comfort.
Lucky Lori often hosts stand-UPS and exhibitions of paintings. Paints, printers, paper, brushes, and other creative supplies are available free of charge. In the center of the hall is a piano and a guitar. In addition to books on the shelves, you can find sheet music. The anti-cafe often celebrates Birthdays, new year’s Or graduation parties. The approximate cost for 1 minute of visiting the club is 2.5 rubles per person. After 11 PM, administrators check their passports. Visitors are not allowed to feed the animals, as they have a special diet.
- Address: 12 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya str., Moscow
- Phone: +7 (905) 538-60-77
- Opening hours: every day from 11.00 to 06.00.
- Website: luckylori.ru
The eleventh place in our rating is given to an anti-cafe with an interesting name “Nest”. Previously, the free space was an apartment, which in 2012 was turned into a non-residential Fund for meetings of creative and enthusiastic people.
Antikafe constantly hosts tournaments, lectures, creative workshops, and holidays. Visitors are treated to free sweets and hot drinks. At the disposal of customers are 60 Board games, books, a copier, stationery, a laptop, a projector, a scanner, a flipchart, and so on. Visitors note that the “Nest” has the fastest Internet in the center of Moscow. But all the rooms are quite cramped, and in the evenings noisy companies gather in the cafe.
- The cost of being in the club varies from 0.99 to 2.99 rubles per minute. Each visitor is given home Slippers by the anti-cafe administrators.
- Address: Moscow, per. Lyalin, 8, p. 2,
- Phone: +7 (495) 212-14-70
- Opening hours: around the clock
- Website: timeclub24.ru
The last line of our rating is closed by time club “Shelter”. There is everything that is inherent in such establishments. This is a cozy interior, Board games, a private cinema. Gamers are happy to go to the anti-cafe for a couple of hours to play Dandy, GuitarHero or X-box.
Seminars, concerts, master classes or shows are constantly held in the” Shelter”. There are various musical instruments here: piano, guitars, electronic drum kit, synthesizer. Antikafe provides its clients with a flipchart, an extensive library and game library, a copier, a projector, and a printer. If desired, the client can even lie down in a cafe on a soft sofa.
- The cost of 1 minute of session varies from 0.99 kopecks to 2.99 rubles. Regular customers are issued club cards. At the entrance, visitors are greeted by cute hostesses.
- Address: Moscow, per. Arkhangelsk, 7, building 1
- Phone: +7 (495) 215-57-14
- Opening hours: around the clock
- Website: timeclub24.ru
Attention! This rating is subjective in nature, is not an advertisement, and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.